At least 67 police staff have been arrested in the past three years while serving on the force. Some of the charges include dealing LSD, assault, drink-driving and theft.
A police officer attacked by a mob in the coastal Waikato town of Kawhia on Friday night has expressed his gratitude for the help he received from locals.
A mob attack on a lone Waikato police officer could have turned even uglier had he drawn his pistol, Police Commissioner Peter Marshall says.
Petty crime: no matter if it is a stolen bottle of milk, a nicked kid's bike or a garden gnome gone walkabout, it still matters to someone, and it still matters to police in the South. Hamish McNeilly reports.
A police officer has been charged with assault following an incident before Christmas when he used his baton while allegedly under attack.
A motorist travelling at 135kmh in the central North Island is among bad drivers caught by a police "eye in the sky".
Police have expressed confidence in their use of ankle bracelets, despite figures revealing 13% of defendants have escaped electronic monitoring since the scheme was introduced in 2006.
Police and iwi have set tough targets for reducing Maori offending and road fatalities as part of a new Whanau Ora initiative.
Police have admitted there were things they should have done better to ensure the validity of search warrants used to search the homes of two Dunedin ACC claimants.
Police have issued more than 32,000 pre-charge warnings for petty crimes, resulting in a double-digit drop in charges before district courts.
Police were justified in shooting a knife-wielding Somalian refugee who was on a violent rampage across Christchurch, the Independent Police Conduct Authority has ruled.
Stolen goods from Dunedin are being sold through international websites, which victims and police are using to track down culprits.
A fire that seriously damaged a police car at a Hamilton station overnight is being treated as suspicious.
Police don't have the budget or resources to implement recommendations from an inquiry into the Louise Nicholas rape case, the Police Association says.
Police have cordoned off a house in Montgomery St, Hastings after what is believed to be a domestic incident.
A police constable was punched and had a tooth broken as four police officers using pepper spray and physical force struggled to subdue a violent man in Northland.
Snow, sunburn and better technology are shaping Chief Inspector Dennis Lock's experience of Dunedin during his three-month secondment from the Adelaide police.
Sergeant Chris MacAulay, of the Dunedin police strategic traffic unit, observes traffic behaviour at a recently installed stop sign at the intersection of Anzac Ave and Castle St.
Planned cuts to non-sworn police staff could make it harder for the public to report crime in the Southern district, MP David Clark says.